First Female President Elected in South Korea

South Korea has made history by electing a female president for the first time. In a hard-fought race, conservative ruling party candidate Park Geun-Hye won with 51.6 percent of the vote over left-leaning opposition candidate Moon Jae-In. who scored 47.9 percent of the vote. "The people opened this new era," said Park at a celebration here in Seoul. "I will open an era of happiness where everyone's dreams come true." Voter turnout was the highest in 15 years. About 76 percent of eligible...Full Story
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